About

Full Force Dance And Cheer, Sydney's elite Cheer and Dance Gym for athletes aged 6 Months to Adult! Students are placed in dance classes based primarily on their age, but experience, ability and friends are important factors that can determine what class is best suited for them.

About Us

Our classes have been specifically programmed to allow our dancers to continually improve on technique, co-ordination and choreography while always ensuring creativity and fun! All teachers have been trained with this syllabus to ensure all our dancers are developing and learning at a consistent pace. 

We offer both recreational and competition classes. If your child is interested in competing with us please contact us.

Meet Our Teachers

Jai Lee Talbot

Jai Lee Talbot

Gym Owner

Miss Jai Lee has been choreographing routines for the past 10 years and displaying them at school performance nights. Miss Jai Lee has choreographed many eisteddfod and competition winning routines.

Her most recent achievements include choreographing multiple state and national award winning routines and 3 bids to THE OPEN in Orlando USA in 2019. Miss Jai Lee has performed internationally, she has also successfully been involved in Schools Spectacular with her school dance group. Miss Jai Lee is currently chairperson of Synergy Public Schools Dance Festival. Miss Jai Lee is a Level 6 USASF/IASF cheer, pom and tumble coach alongside being a qualified Acrobatic Arts teacher. She is senior first aid qualified and has an active working with children's check. Miss Jai Lee was a Finalist in the Young Achiever awards for 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. Miss Jai Lee holds a Certificate 3 in Education Support and also works full time at a primary school as an SLSO. Miss Jai Lee is also undergoing her study for Bachelor of PDHPE Education, at Australian College of Physical Education.

Maddie Pressler

Maddie Pressler

Senior Coach

Miss Maddie has been with our program for 7 years.

She is a qualified level 6 IASF coach and has an extensive knowledge of the cheer industry. She has been involved in dance and cheer since the age of 2. Miss Maddie has coached national champion winning teams and looks forward to more successes this year. Miss Maddie is a diploma trained early childhood educator and enjoys spending her extra time at our gym working with the kids. Miss Maddie is looking forward to challenging herself this year taking her first teams overseas to compete at Global Games in Hawaii!

Fiona Gilbert

Fiona Gilbert

Senior Coach

We are so excited to provide our athletes with such an experienced coach.

Fiona is an all rounder coach, choreographer and judge, with countless years of dance and cheer experience as both a coach and athlete. Specialising in Pom, Fiona has led her teams to numerous National and Grand Champion titles, earning 3 bids to the Dance World Championships in the past 2 seasons. Fiona successfully coached 2x teams at the 2022 IASF World Championships resulting in both qualifying for semi-finals & placings within the top 10. Along with dance, Fiona has over 10 years of cheer experience. She is IASF qualified 1 through to 6 in stunt, tumble and tosses. Along with dance, Fiona has won many State and National cheer titles.

Claire Leihn

Claire Leihn

Senior Coach

Miss Claire has over 26 years teaching experience in a studio and high school environment.

Miss Claire holds a Bachelor of Arts (Dance and Drama) and is a High School Deputy Principal. Miss Claire has been dancing for over 35 years and had experience in all styles of Dance and has recently completed her Level 1 USASF/IASF cheer credential. She is a coach of a scholastic team and has been supporting teams with technique. Miss Claire has wide performance experience in local and national Eisteddfods and events and has taught and marked HSC Dance for over 15 years. She has been on the Synergy Dance executive committee for the past 5 years and has been involved in PULSE, Schools Spectacular as a performer and teacher. Miss Claire holds a Certificate 4 in Live Production Services, Assistant Dance Teaching and Training and Assessment. Miss Claire has completed RAD Ballet Exams and Jazz and Tap Exams in IDTA. Miss Claire loves working with children and supporting their love for Dance and Performance.

Ebony Furneyvall

Ebony Furneyvall

Coach

Miss Ebony started her dancing journey at the age of 3 and has been trained in a variety of genres including jazz, tap, ballet, contemporary, acrobatics and hiphop.

She has competed in and won many eisteddfods over the years at a national level and has also successfully been involved in Schools Spectacular, Synergy Dance Festival and State Dance Festival with her school dance group. Miss Ebony has completed her Certificate 3 in Assistant Dance teaching and is also undergoing her study for Bachelor of Dance Education, at Australian College of Physical Education. She is looking forward to working with the students this year to achieve their goals.

Taryn Stevens

Taryn Stevens

Coach

Miss Taryn found a love for acrobatics in her childhood and is excited to be sharing that passion with her students. This is Miss Taryn's first year at Full Force and has already fit in so well!

Miss Taryn is a trained and qualified teacher with the Acrobatic Arts and has completed acrobatic exams to a level of distinction. Miss Taryn also has years of previous dance experience including Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical/Contemporary, Acrobatics and Musical Theatre. She looks forward to sharing her love of music and dance with her classes. Miss Taryn will be working closely with our RecStars athletes throughout the year and can't wait to see them shine!

Belinda Murray

Belinda Murray

Admin Manager

Belinda is our head Administration Manager Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Belinda is the first point of contact you will make when emailing admin@fullforcedanceandcheer.com.au.

Belinda has been with our club for 7 years and has a complex understanding of all aspects within our gym. Belinda is contactable regarding enquiries, accounts and general queries. If you have any questions don't hesitate to contact her via email or at our front desk.

Jessica Jobson

Jessica Jobson

Admin Assistant

Jessica has been apart of our gym for the last 5 years.

Jessica has a thorough knowledge of gym information and values. Jessica can be found working on Wednesday's during our RecStars classes. If you have any questions on a Wednesday Jessica is the person to ask! She is able to assist with accounts, uniforms and general enquiries. She has a bubbly personality and loves welcoming families into the gym!

Jasmine Pace

Jasmine Pace

Coach

Miss Jasmine is heading into her second year working closely with our RecStars classes.

Miss Jasmine is a quaified Level 1 IASF/USASF coach as well as being first aid certified and holds a valid working with children check. Miss Jasmine has been performing since the age of 2 training in all styles from Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Acrobatics, All-Star Cheerleading and Pom as well as teaching these styles for many years. She has competed and won in many eisteddfod/competitions for dance and cheer across Australia including many special opportunity performances to dance at world renowned places like Australia’s Dreamworld. She has also had the opportunity to perform for many other school based and local charity events. Miss Jasmine will be working closely with our RecStars program for 2023 and looks forward to seeing our athletes progress throughout the year.

Jared Vella

Jared Vella

Multi-Sport Owner

Jared has been apart of our gym since the end of 2021. Jared loves to help out students around the gym and at competitions

He is the co-creator of our Full Force Multi Sports program. Jared holds an active working with children's check, as well as a Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Primary Education. Jared currently works full time at a primary school and enjoys supporting our gym and helping our athletes when needed. Jared is looking forward to seeing our athletes compete overseas at Global Games in 2023.

Sarah Mottram

Sarah Mottram

Casual Coach

Miss Sarah began dancing at the age of 4 and has been trained in a wide variety of styles including jazz, tap, ballet, contemporary, acrobatics and hip hop.

Miss Sarah has been with our club since 2018. She has competed in and won many eisteddfods over the years at a national level. She has performed both nationally and internationally in places including Disneyland and universal studios. Miss Sarah will be casual teaching for us in 2023 and she cannot wait to share her wealth of knowledge with our athletes. Miss Sarah is now a qualified paramedic!

“"Such a great atmosphere to be around while my girls are dancing. Quality dance instructors which make you feel welcome. My kids love going dancing and showing me what they have learnt after every lesson"”

Erin Plummer